On the Scene with Dr. Green

Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Marbut Theme School

U.S. Secretary of Education Confirmation

Superintendent Green has released an official statement on the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education.

Superintendent Green’s Statement On Diversity & Students

TRANSLATIONS “We are hearing a lot of conversation right now … some of it extreme … about how residents originally from outside our country should be treated. As your leader, I want to make sure all our principals and teachers clearly understand the position of the DeKalb County School District on this issue." “We have 102,000 students here. They come from more than 180 countries, and they speak 140 languages. We [...]

Anti-Defamation League’s Response to Diversity Statement

Dr. Green: The Anti-Defamation League is a nationally recognized leader for schools and communities in combating bias and bullying. We saw your diversity statement in regard to students in Dekalb County on Monday. The ADL’s Southeast Region Office commends you on your statement of solidarity and your full commitment to be culturally responsive to these students. As you may know, we have been working with various schools in Dekalb County not only this school-year, [...]

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E-SPLOST to Jumpstart After Positive Bond Ratings

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will use its bonding ability to get a jumpstart on completing vital e-SPLOST funded projects following upgrades to its financial ratings by two firms. DCSD will obtain at least $134 million from general obligation funds that will be used to initiate technology and facilities projects identified in e-ESPLOST V, a ballot measure overwhelmingly approved by DeKalb County voters by a 71 percent margin in 2016. Those bonds will be [...]

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Board Members Take Oath of Office

Four DeKalb County Board of Education members will begin new terms in office after taking their respective oath of offices. Board member Stan Jester (left) was sworn in on December 23, 2016 by State Court Judge Mike Jacobs. Board members Dr. Michael Erwin (center left) and Mrs. Vickie B. Turner (center right) were sworn in on January 3, 2017 at an Oath of Office ceremony at the school district's Robert R. Freeman Administrative & Instructional Complex [...]

Top Educators Honored for Excellence

From right, Dr. Fred Okoh, Ms. Rashidah Bahar, Ms. Brittany Cunningham and Dr. Michelle Jones. Four exemplary DeKalb County School District employees were honored during the district’s fourth-annual Academy of Educational Excellence Awards on Nov. 12 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The top teacher, principal, and support professional were recognized for their contributions to student achievement. The winners include: Principal of the Year: Dr. Michelle Jones, Clarkston High School and Ms. Brittany Cunningham, Druid [...]

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